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After the 1956 upheavals in Hungary, a joint KGB-Hungarian Communist Party plan was put into effect, aimed at making communism more palatable for the population. The plan consisted in allowing small farmers, tradespeople and unrepentant bourgeois elements to start their own small businesses. Hungarian communist-style consumerism was subsequently fueled with loans obtained abroad and the… » read more

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